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London to Stansted Airport in 50 minutes

There’s no faster way to get from London to Stansted Airport than the Stansted Express, arriving from Liverpool Street in 50 minutes and from Tottenham Hale just 36 minutes.

With trains running 7 days a week starting from 4am towards the airport and 5.30am towards London and over 90 trains in each direction every day, the Stansted Express has capacity for everyone. However, if you are looking for our less busy trains, you can discover which trains are busy using our Less Busy Trains tool.

The fastest way to travel between Stansted Airport and London.

London Liverpool Street in 50 minutes

Connect to the Central, Hammersmith and City, Metropolitan and Circle lines. Excellent for meetings in the City, or sightseeing at St Paul’s, the London Eye, the Shard, and Westminster.

Tottenham Hale in 37 minutes

Connect to the Victoria line, for easy access to the West End including Kings Cross, Oxford Circus, Green Park, and Victoria.

Stratford London (change at Tottenham Hale)

From Tottenham Hale, the service to Stratford London is just 14 minutes, with connections to the DLR for Canary Wharf and the Central and Jubilee lines for central and east London.

Bishop’s StortfordHarlow TownCustomers from / to Stratford must change at Tottenham Hale for connecting Stansted Express services.TOTTENHAM HALESTRATFORD (LONDON)STANSTED AIRPORTVictoriaCentralCircleHammersmith & CityMetropolitanCentralJubileeDLRLONDON LIVERPOOL STREETFor Central LondonFor Stratford Intl. & East LondonFor London & West End

The average journey time from Stansted Airport to London by train is around 50 minutes.

Book online in advance, and pay from just £9.90 for a one-way ticket between London Liverpool Street and Stansted Airport.

Find out more information about our ticket types.

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